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Cover: Name Tags and Other Sixth-Grade Disasters

Kirkus Reviews

“Disasters averted in this realistic yet amusing take on sixth grade life.”—Kirkus Reviews

 
Cover: School Days

Kirkus Reviews

“Kids who have never been to school will surely look forward to all the fun depicted here.”—Kirkus Reviews

 
Cover: My Sister Is Sleeping

Midwest Book Review

“highly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library picture book collections for children ages 3-8.” — James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review

 
Cover: Miriam at the River

Jewish Book Council

“Although the book clos­es with Miriam’s con­fi­dent asser­tion that ‘some day all the world/will know my brother’s name,’ Yolen and Le have pre­sent­ed the ear­ly life of a woman who will also change history.” — Emily Schneider, Jewish Book Council

 
Cover: Hard Hat Cat!

Jewish Book Council

“This sim­ple pic­ture book about a young Israeli boy who feeds a stray kit­ten near a con­struc­tion site address­es a uni­ver­sal theme but has an authen­tic Israeli fla­vor.” — Michel Hoschander Malen, Jewish Book Council

 
Cover: My Mama

The Horn Book Magazine

“Told from the baby’s point of view. . .this playful offering explores, through two elephant characters, the strong emotional bond between parent and child.”—The Horn Book Magazine

 
Cover: I'll Believe You When . . .: Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World

Booklist

“. . . [A] romp featuring diverse children and the creatures and crazy situations from the relevant idiom[s]. . . . A worthwhile addition to ELA classrooms and library shelves.”—Booklist

 
Cover: Monkey with a Tool Belt Blasts Off!

Kirkus Reviews

“[L]ighthearted and silly but has enough heart to merit space on the shelves of space lovers, handy kids, and anyone looking for a giggle and a smile. . . . A fun and satisfying journey.” —Kirkus Reviews

 
Cover: Colin Kaepernick: Athletes Who Made a Difference

Kirkus Reviews

“[B]alances biography and sports in a way that will interest all readers . . .”—Kirkus Reviews

 
Cover: Judah Touro Didn't Want to be Famous

Good Reads with Ronna

“In our world of social media and instant gratification, it was inspirational to read about a real life hero who did great deeds, but chose to avoid fame.” — Ronda Einbinder, Good Reads with Ronna

 
Cover: Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States

Publishers Weekly

“[E]xpansive and inclusive . . . This roundup of rallies, parades, sit-ins, walkouts, boycotts, and more shows there are as many protest methods as there are reasons to protest.”

 
Cover: Hard Hat Cat!

Sydney Taylor Shmooze

“Hard Hat Cat makes an excellent read-aloud for families with children in a range of ages.” — Mirele Kessous, Certified Librarian, Sydney Taylor Shmooze Blog

 
Cover: A Garden in Your Belly: Meet the Microbes in Your Gut

Eric Carle

“A Garden in Your Belly’s colorful world helped me wake up this morning. This book is as powerful as it is beautiful and that’s the minimum!” —Eric Carle

 
Cover: A Is for Another Rabbit

The Horn Book Magazine

“‘Dynamic’ and ‘delightful,’ Bastel’s rollicking picture-book debut will be a surefire success at story hour.”—The Horn Book Magazine

 
Cover: Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem

The Horn Book Magazine

“[A] nod to the affection and respect the researchers have for these reptiles . . .”—The Horn Book Magazine

 
Cover: All the Dear Little Animals

The Horn Book Magazine

“This illustrated early chapter book is a darkly comedic exploration of life and death. . . .Honest and uncomfortable humor within the soft, pale vignettes and full-page and double-page-spread art captures the book’s spirit. . .”—The Horn Book Magazine

 
Cover: My Sister Is Sleeping

AJL Newsletter

" A good pick for a story time about baby siblings or being patient, with young readers soon supplying the Hebrew words." — Chava Pinchuck, Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel; Past Chair, Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee

 
Cover: Clarence's Topsy-Turvy Shabbat

AJL Newsletter

“Clarence is a lovable fool, and it’s so nice to have a new twist on a Shabbat story.” — Rachel Glasser, retired librarian, Yavneh Academy, Teaneck, NJ

 
Cover: Miriam at the River

AJL Newsletter

“An enlightening note at the end of the book includes the biblical story on which this book is based, with mention of the three times in Miriam’s life where water is significant” — Anne Dublin, retired librarian of Holy Blossom Temple and author of A Cage Without Bars (Second Story…

 
Cover: Judah Touro Didn't Want to be Famous

AJL Newsletter

“As is sometimes the case, a long illness or serious injury can change one’s perspective about life. So it was with Judah Touro.” — Anne Dublin, retired librarian and author, Toronto, AJL Newsletter

 
Cover: Hard Hat Cat!

AJL Newsletter

“The lively, poetic language, sprinkled with Hebrew words (glossary included), and the cheerful illustrations portraying life in an Israeli neighborhood combine to make this a delightful tale.” — Martha McMahon, Sinai Akiba Academy, Los Angeles

 
Cover: Play Like an Animal!: Why Critters Splash, Race, Twirl, and Chase

Kiss the Book

Play Like an Animal! Why critters splash, race, twirl, and chase by Maria Gianferrari, illustrated by Mia Powell. NON-FICTION PICTURE BOOK. Millbrook (Lerner), 2020. $20. 9781541557710 BUYING ADVISORY: Pre-K, EL (K-3)—ESSENTIAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: HIGH What a fun look at…

 
Cover: The House of Madame M

Publishers Weekly

“. . . [W]ith large-format, life-the-flaps fun behind every door, designed for hours of engagement, you might say it’s urgent.”—Publishers Weekly

 
Cover: Stage Dreams

MTV News

“[A] whirlwind adventure and a blossoming romance…” —MTV News